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The Pope And Bush

The Pope is here. Froomkin has a thought. Dan Froomkin "Bush's approval rating among Catholics stands at 33 percent in Washington Post-ABC News poll

The Pope is here. Froomkin has a thought.

Dan Froomkin

"Bush's approval rating among Catholics stands at 33 percent in Washington Post-ABC News polling, matching his rating among the general public."

I have to wonder if, while Bush and the pope talk about their shared values, the subject of human dignity and torture will come up.

Here's Benedict in a Sept. 6, 2007 address, stating: "I reiterate that the prohibition against torture cannot be contravened under any circumstances."

CNN cut away from its Pope coverage to bring us this Supreme Court breaking news:

The Supreme Court has upheld the three-drug lethal injection method used by the state of Kentucky in a 7-2 decision, clearing the way for a nationwide stay on executions to be lifted. Chief Justice John Roberts penned the case opinion, while two Justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and David Souter, dissented...read on.

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